Life in lockdown for mum-of-three Courtney Lardner final 12 months was completely disruptive. Her companion misplaced his full-time job, her one-year-old was despatched residence from daycare and he or she was left supervising the training of daughter Imogen, then in 12 months 5, and son Jason, in 12 months four, who additionally has a studying incapacity.
It was made all of the tougher by the household’s lack of digital units: they tried to borrow a laptop computer from their college close to Campbelltown, in south-western Sydney, however all the pieces was rapidly snapped up. “We principally lived off what we had. We had been utilizing telephones to do the studying facet of issues. Telephones, the iPad [and] I paid the cash to get an honest printer,” Ms Lardner mentioned.Credit score:Edwina Pickles